Aircraft manufacturer Boeing and Air China Cargo have announced the carrier’s cargo fleet is to be expanded with three 747-400 Boeing Converted Freighters.
The modification work on the three Combi aircraft includes the addition of a side cargo door, a strengthened main-deck floor, full main-deck lining installation, provisions for a new cargo handling system and complete revisions to the aircraft systems with positions for 30 pallets on the main deck and will take place at Taikoo Aircraft Engineering (TAECO) in Xiamen, China.
Air China Cargo has eight freighters in operation at present,
including three 747-400 Freighters, three 747-200 Freighters
and two other 747-400 Freighters on lease.